Prominent Writer, Jouralist and Columnist Prof Taufeeq Butt is Visiting Australia


Prominent Journalist and popular Columnist of Pakistan Prof Taufeeq Butt is on private visit to Australia. He is arriving in Sydney on Friday, 12th Feb 2016. Prof Taufeeq Butt is close friend of former President Pakistan Association of Australia Hafiz Shahid Iqbal Chaudhry, who informed Sangat that Butt Sahib will stay in Australia for more than 4 weeks. According to schedule, Prof Taufeeq Butt will visit Wollongong, New Castle, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Mr. Taufeeq Ahmad Butt is working as Assistant Professor of Journalism in (BS-18) at Govt. College Gulberg Lahore. He graduated from Govt. College Lahore and completed his Masters in Journalism from University of the Punjab, Lahore. He joined his duties as Lecturer of Journalism in Forman Christian College Lahore. He has as experience of 21 years of teaching Degree classes to his credit. During all these years he produced excellent results in the field of journalism.

Now he is Head of the Department and Chairman of Journalism Society in Govt. College Gulberg, Lahore Pakistan. Under his able guidance Journalism Society provides opportunities to the students for practical work, research and investigation within the domain of syllabus.

Mr. Taufeeq Ahmad Butt is also one of the most  well-known and prominent Urdu columnists on the national and international level. He started his career as a Columnist in 1999 in Daily Pakistan. After that, he performed as a prominent Columnist in Daily Jinnah and Nawa-i-Waqt. At present, his columns are published in Daily Nai Baat. His columns envisage an impartial and realistic analysis of our socio-political milieu which emanates from a heart and mind steeped in patriotism. His mastery over depicting bitter realities in ironic and humorous vein lends a special charm to his writings and attracts a vast readership. His two collections of columns named as “Hasb-e-Taufeeq” and “Taufiqaat” have published. His two travelogues named “Sair Spatta” (that is related to Middle East journey) and the other one is “Gori Dunya” (related to his journey to European countries). Now his one book named “General Store” is going to be published in which he has highlighted the illegal and unconstitutional steps of some Army Generals.

Mr. Taufeeq Ahmad Butt has already visited The USA, The United Kingdom, Iran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Hungary, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Norway and Canada. While addressing in different meetings arranged in his honour, he met distinguished Pakistanis who shared their problems and he highlighted those problems in his columns.


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